Stacey Bess American writer

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Stacey Bess
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Born (1963-10-16) 16 October 1963 (age 57)
Occupation
  • Author
  • educator

Stacey Bess is an author and educator, known for authoring the memoir Nobody Don't Love Nobody, which was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie in 2011 called "Beyond the Blackboard."

Nobody Don't Love Nobody is the story of Bess' first teaching job, the only assignment she could find, at a school that worked with homeless children in a shelter. She was told she would be needed to teach grades K–6, but she instead taught grades K–12.

Bess has a BA in elementary education from the University of Utah. She now works as a public speaker, advocating for the educational rights of impoverished children.

Bess and her husband Greg have been married for 38 years and are the parents of six children.[1]

Awards and honors

Her service has been recognized with a number of awards, including the National Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service by Someone 35 Years or Younger.[2] Other awards include: Delta Kappa Gamma Educator's Award, Rescuer of Humanity from Project Love, Distinguished Woman of the Year from the American Association of University Women.

References

  1. ^ About, Stacey Bess.
  2. ^ "National", Past winners, Jefferson awards.

External links

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